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March 24, 2022 Those familiar with Russian history know that wars usually begin with disastrous muddles. It’s the Russian way. But Russians are also renowned for surmounting great obstacles after enormous sacrifices and finally achieving victory. World War II, in which the Soviet Union lost around 8.6 million soldiers killed, […]

March 7, 2022 The brazenly biased western media is giving us the impression that the Ukraine fighting is some sort of sports competition. Russia’s media, now shamefully silenced in the west by the banning of Russia Today and Sputnik News, portrays the so far modest war in Ukraine as a […]

March 1, 2022 Having been a soldier and correspondent in 14 wars, I’m trying to see through the inevitable fog of war that beclouds the current conflict in Ukraine. This is no easy task. Moscow has done a poor job of explaining its position and scared the hell out of […]